(Winter 1952)

Fiction House, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen-Kel Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
J. F. Byrne (Managing editor)(credited); Jerry Iger (Art Director)(credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Published in Winter 1952-3.
Comic's title is Kaänga Jungle King on the cover and in the indicia


Beware the Gorilla-Master! (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Zulu
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; crocodiles

Indexer Notes

The cover illustration & title don't match any of the comic's stories.
Other title on cover: Slave Galley of the Lost Nile

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Kaänga / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo ?
Inks:
John Celardo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Zahinda, the legless, swore by his rhino lash and his spinning sticks...
Genre:
jungle
Reprints:

Slave Galley of the Lost Nile (Table of Contents: 3)

Kaänga / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Capt. Kasna (Introduction, Death); Princess Valla (ruler of lands beyond the JuJu Mists)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Princess Valla previously appeared in "Beyond the Ju-Ju Mists" in Jungle Comics #88 (July 1947).
Title from cover. First line: "Sometime in the dim past, Kaänga had ventured into those mysterious lands beyond the Juju Mists."

The Condor (Table of Contents: 4)

Stamp Page / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Sidney M. Elias
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

King of the Congo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Caesar (signed)[as Jack Away]
Inks:
Kurt Caesar (signed)[as Jack Away]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
The roar of the lion, trapped in his lair -- the sceams of the frightened native-bearers...
Genre:
jungle
Characters:
King; Jingo (King's boy pal); Gloria (villain): Rex (villain); Dr. Sidney; Chief Urgunda
Reprints:

The Mark of the Python (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Riddell
Letters:
typeset

Beware the Gorilla-Master (Table of Contents: 7)

Kaänga / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann; Dr. Roho (villain; Intro, Death); John Rice (Intro, Death; brain transferred into a gorilla's body)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title from cover. First line: "I will make beasts human! And here in the jungle, no one will ever stop me!"

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beware the Gorilla-Master!
    Kaänga
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Zahinda, the legless, swore by his rhino lash and his spinning sticks..."]
    Kaänga
  4. 3. Slave Galley of the Lost Nile
    Kaänga
  5. 4. The Condor
    Stamp Page
  6. 5. ["The roar of the lion, trapped in his lair -- the sceams of the frightened native-bearers..."]
    King of the Congo
  7. 6. The Mark of the Python
  8. 7. Beware the Gorilla-Master
    Kaänga
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Michael Hoskin
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  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin